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  • From The Top: Carrie Buddingh earns Influential Woman award

    From The Top: Carrie Buddingh earns Influential Woman award
    For Naperville resident Carrie Buddingh, the moment to shine has already arrived at the age of just 33. Buddingh was selected one of 15 local executives honored at the 17th annual Influential Women In Business Awards event early in November at NIU...
  • United Way, Broward County have a plan, call for consensus on helping homeless

    United Way, Broward County have a plan, call for consensus on helping homeless
      As previous editorials have stated, Broward County does have a 10-year plan to end homelessness. The plan was updated last year with the help of the community of homeless service providers and the National Alliance to End Homelessness, a nationally-...
  • La importancia de dar en Thanksgiving

    La importancia de dar en Thanksgiving
    Aunque algunos lo aprovechen como excusa para disfrutar de un festín a lo largo de un extenso fin de semana; y otros lo consideran simplemente como la fiesta previa al Viernes Negro de compras, el Día de Acción de Gracias (Thanskgiving) representa en...
  • State's Cost Of Living Leaves Many Short

    State's Cost Of Living Leaves Many Short
    The American dream is that if you work hard, you can expect to get ahead financially. For most of us, that means you can save money, buy a reliable car, purchase a home if you want, afford quality child care, send your children to college, handle...
  • Turkey Day trots gain momentum

    Turkey Day trots gain momentum
    She runs only about three 5Ks each year, but Jill Yesner says she'll never miss Thanksgiving Day. "I guess everybody wants to burn off the calories before they eat," says Yesner, of Boca Raton, who'll run the sixth annual Adolph & Rose Levis JCC 5K in...
  • Armstrong honored as first female mayor in city

    Former Plantation Mayor Rae Carole Armstrong was recently honored by United Way for being the first woman to become a commissioner, as well as mayor, in the city of Plantation. As a part of the celebrations surrounding Broward County's 100th year, United...
  • 1 de diciembre, Día Mundial del Sida: ¡Hágase la prueba!

    1 de diciembre, Día Mundial del Sida: ¡Hágase la prueba!
    Hoy 1 de diciembre es el Día Mundial del Sida, una fecha para recordar a aquellos que hemos perdido a consecuencia de esta pandemia, y este año se cumple el aniversario número 26 de la escogencia de este día para este fin. El lema de este año es...
  • Food trucks rally for Hopkins' United Way campaign

    Food trucks rally for Hopkins' United Way campaign
    For the third year, Baltimore's food trucks are rallying at Johns Hopkins sites for the weeklong kick-off of the university's United Way campaigns. It's the Food Truck Frenzy. On Tuesday, Kooper's Chowhound, GrrChe, The Jolly Pig, Kommie Pig and Darua...
  • United Way looking for 200 tax volunteers

    United Way looking for 200 tax volunteers
    The United Way of Palm Beach County is looking for 200 volunteers to help provide free tax services to those with an annual household income of $59,000 or less. The United Way has partnered with the IRS to help provide the Volunteer Income Tax...
  • Scavello leads by charitable example

    I recently read a comment that criticized state Rep. Mario Scavello's charitable giving. It characterized a particular donation as small and for political gain. That person is uninformed. I have known Scavello for more than 25 years and worked with him...
  • Donations wanted to help buy school clothes for homeless students

    Donations wanted to help buy school clothes for homeless students
    Between controversy over Common Core, new and tougher standardized tests, fluctuating hormones and peer pressure, kids have enough on their minds without having to worry that their families have no money for school clothes. And for 5,450 students in...